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October 13, 2008 Archives

Snapshot of Young Women Voters

posted by Emily Herzlin

In preparation for an article I’m working on, I e-mailed about 50 female college students and asked them these questions: 1) Are you voting in the 2008 election? Why or why not? 2) What are the issues that matter the […]

Politics, Economics, and “that which makes life worthwhile”

posted by Greg Zwahlen

I don’t have much of a background in economics, having only taken a few survey courses in grad school, but it always seemed apparent to me that the discipline as a whole makes dubious fundamental and unexamined assumptions about human […]

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posted by Ethan Nichtern

Happy October 13, y’all. My message for the day is no matter how f-cked up the past, it forms the causal basis for our present existence. Which means loathing the past is a very sneaky and peculiar form of Self-Hatred. […]

It’s The End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

posted by Jerry Kolber

When David Nichtern spoke with the IDP earlier this year, he called his lecture It’s The End of The World  As We Know It And I Feel Fine.  Whether he was borrowing an REM title or just trying to scare […]

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There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media technologies — such as this blog — to both further o

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Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 conference — named after his book of the same nam

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had impermanence on my mind recently. I've talked about it her

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a revolution based on authentic action. A social movemen

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »


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